Improve Your Underwater Navigation Skills

Improve Your Underwater Navigation Skills

The Underwater Navigator course builds on the navigation skills you acquire as part of the Open Water Diver course. It provides an introduction to:

Complex compass patterns.


Using navigation in conjunction with other specialty activities.

These skills are valuable in a variety of diving situations - and are ones that every serious diver should have.

This course is open to divers who are:

At least 12 years old.

Certified to the Open Water Diver level or equivalent.

Able to either answer No to all questions on the standard Medical History form or secure a physician's approval prior to the start of class.

This course consists of:

Self study.

1 classroom session.

2 open water training dives.

Classroom sessions take place Monday through Friday for 1 night, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, at The Dive Shop. We also offer morning, afternoon, or weekends when requested.

2024 Dates 

April 30
May 30
July 29
August 27

Local open-water training dives take place Saturday or Sunday, at one of our inland lakes.


The course fee is $135.00 per person and includes:


Certification Card

Students are responsible for:

Digital Materials: $75.00



Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

Mask, snorkel, fins.

Adequate exposure protection.

One cylinder per dive, per day.

Weight system, weights.

Buoyancy Control Device (BC).

Regulator/alternate air source.

Depth gauge/timer or computer.

Surface Marker Buoy.



All of these items are available at The Dive Shop.

2024 Dates 

June 2
September 8